A US judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple’s agreement to pay $450 million (R4.9 billion) to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. ||| Nate Raymond New York A US judge on...Show More Summary
On Friday, a judge shot down a New Jersey law that would have allowed sports betting, to the satisfaction of the four major American sports leagues, all of which opposed it—and all of which profit immensely from bettors' interest. As Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said of every owner and executive, including himself, "we're the world's biggest hypocrites." Read more...
In a season of rough campaign attack ads, the one aimed at a North Carolina judge was among the roughest.
SPYING: Local judge unseals hundreds of highly secret cell tracking court records; Stingray docs unsealed by North Carolina judge could prompt wave of new appeals. “According to the Charlotte Observer, the records seem to suggest that judges likely did not fully understand what they were authorizing. Law enforcement agencies nationwide have taken extraordinary steps to […]
Bill Cosby's life is unraveling with the resurfacing of old rape allegations and new ones. Concerts have been cancelled and TV shows have been pulled. So we gotta ask...
A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost its struggling horse racing and casino industries, a finding Gov.
The powers-that-be in New Jersey continue to swing and miss when it comes to circumventing federal law that prevents the legalization of gambling there. According to the Associated Press, Judge Michael Shipp has ruled that the latest effort by New Jersey to legalize sports betting at race tracks and casinos cannot proceed. “We are going…
At last, some good legal news for a Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member! RadarOnline.com has learned that Jacqueline and Chris Laurita have been given a last-minute reprieve in… READ ON
Ed. note: This is a new weekly column by Elie Mystal, Managing Editor of Above the Law Redline, wrapping up the week that was in law and finance. Elie is not a practicing attorney, and anything he says that you listen to can and will be used against you. Show More Summary
Despite the best efforts of the New York Police Department, we may soon know more than ever about its systematic efforts to spy on New York City's Muslim population. The state supreme court ordere?d the NYPD on Monday to respond to a...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc's agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. During a hearing in Manhattan, U.S. Show More Summary
Stingray docs unsealed by North Carolina judge could prompt wave of new appeals.
New Jersey: Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Dennis O’Brien has granted summary judgment to the defendant law firm of Wolff, Helies, Duggan Spaeth and Lucas and dismissed Thomas Hickey’s suit over his injuries in falling off a reclining chair in its office during a deposition. Show More Summary
Also: Secretary of State John Kerry leaves nuclear talks with Iranian negotiators; a federal judge will soon decide a New Jersey sports betting case; and the NFL's Buffalo game will move to Detroit.
A Washington state man convicted of child molestation nearly two decades ago was freed from prison on Thursday after a judge ordered a new trial because his accuser recanted her story, court officials said. Jerry Lee Brock, 55, was convicted in 1995 of first-degree molestation charges stemming from...
In this episode, Elyse and Sarah interview Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author of historical romance. We talk about Billionaire Dinosaurs, but more about her upcoming book, Never Judge a Lady by her Cover, which comes out Tuesday, 25 November. We cover identity, the need for Regency pool boys, and the strange ways MacLean’s book has appeared as... Continue reading ?
New Jersey Superior Court Judge David Bauman will soon rule as to whether the phrase “under god” in the pledge of allegiance is discriminatory against atheists. The local school district is pressing the judge to throw out the lawsuit saying that the pledge is voluntary. Show More Summary
It’s pretty well recognised now that a strong company culture helps bring success to a business, but what’s new is that a company’s culture is starting to matter to consumers. Moreover, whilst shareholders may judge a company’s culture on how much it contributes to good execution, customers judge it on ethical grounds. Hence, for [...]
We've had a whole season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey focused on Teresa Giudice's prison sentence and what her other cast mates thought about her criminal acts. But, we were always pretty curious about what housewives from other cities thought about Teresa and Joe's law-breaking. Well, now we know! We got some exclusive interviews with Brandi [...]
The American Humanist Association's Appignani Humanist Legal Center announced earlier this year that it had filed a lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District in Monmouth County, New Jersey. If successful, the lawsuit would put an end to saying the Pledge of Allegiance in the state's public schools. Show More Summary